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Yvonne Marianne Elliman (Honolulu29 december1951) is an American singer-songwriter and actress.

Her singing career began in the early years 1970 in London where she acted in various clubs. This led to a record deal and a role as a backup singer Eric Clapton's. She sang along on several of his hits, among other things: I Shot the Sheriff. She sang the role of Mary Magdalene on the original album Jesus Christ Superstar and theBroadwayand film versions, and got her first hit in 1973 with "I don't know how to love him.

Her singing career took a great escape with several hit singles, including Hello stranger and the Bee Gees song Love me. Her biggest hit in the United States came in1977 with the number-one hit from the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack, If I can't have you, also written by the Bee Gees. Bill Oakes, her husband, got this number. There are a series of smaller hits in 1979, as the title song of the movie Moment by Moment and another disco song Love pains. She appeared in a two-part episode of the television series Hawaii Five-O. Other hits were "I can't get you out of my mind with co-star James Darren and Savannah. Then she made an end to her career as a singer in order to build her family life. In 2004 the album Simple needs, with all songs written by Elliman.

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[hide]*1 discography

Discography[Edit]Edit

Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Yvonne Elliman 1972 -
Food of love 1973 -
Rising sun 1975 -
Love me 1976 21-05-1977 33 8
Night flight 1978 -
Yvonne 1979 -
Simple needs 2004 - Compilation album

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Love me 1977 12-02-1977 20 6 # 16 in the Single Top 100
Hello stranger 1977 28-05-1977 25 5 # 20 in the Single Top 100
If I can't have you 1978 10-06-1978 28 4 # 31 in the Single Top 100
Love pains 1982 17-07-1982 19 6 # 22 in the Single Top 100

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
If I can't have you - 1265 1224 1687 1868 1441 1637 1993 - 1906 - 1948 - - -

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